Outstanding Contribution Award
involve Community Services
involve are a small local charity that helps to support other charities and community groups throughout Bracknell Forest, Wokingham, and the surrounding areas. Alongside this, involve runs a volunteering scheme that matches volunteers with suitable placements. They work tirelessly to improve the quality of life for all in our community, enriching the lives of the people and organisations they support.
Martin Gocke was a remarkable member of the Bracknell Forest Community. Martin dedicated his life to serving the community, having a profound impact on the lives of young people. He held numerous positions as an educator, including head of department at Easthampstead Park School, Deputy Director of the National Curriculum Programme, Acting Director of Children’s Services, Chairman of the Schools’ Forum, Governor at Kennel Lane School and College Hall, and Chairman of Youthline and Adviza. Despite suffering health challenges, he remained a passionate volunteer until shortly before his passing in April 2022. Martin Gocke was a true champion of the Bracknell Forest Community.